Dec 22, 2012 6:00pm PST
, and for a 30-day free trial, go to axiron.com. >> axelrod: russia's foreign minister says syria's arsenal of chemical weapons is "under control" in two locations. sergei lavrov calls the conflict in syria, not in it's 21st month, a stalemate. he says that "any country wanting to offer sanctuary to syria's president bashar al- assad, should ask him directly. russia is not getting involved." this christmas season, peace on earth seems more elusive than ever. earlier today, i spoke with former undersecretary of state nicholas burns and asked who, if anyone, will be the peace makers? >> when i was growing up listening to people like lyndon baines johnson or richard nixon or hubert humphrey, kennedy, eisenhower before that, their mantra was the highest aspiration of our society should be peace. it's interesting since 9/11 our political leaders have stopped telling us that. it's time they started reminding us again. the ancient elusive goal of peace, it's part of the american tradition. it's part of who we are as a country. >> axelrod: so if the mechanisms of security have to do with the proper
Dec 30, 2012 6:00pm PST
in russia, air travel is safer than ever. there have been 23 fatal crashes in 2012. that is compared to the 34 accidents the aviation industry averaged every year over the last decade. >> in india, hundreds of thousands of people have taken part in vigils in remembrance of a young woman raped and brutally beaten on a bus two weeks ago. the 23-year-old student died yesterday. the attack has enraged the public prompting almost daily demonstrations. six men have been charged with her murder. >> still ahead on tonight's "cbs evening news", a deadline for free foreclosure review looms for millions. a call for help sends rescuers crashing through thin ice. and some inmate goes free after california voters think twice about three strikes. >> happy holidays from cabul, afghanistan. i want to say happy new year to all my family and friends back home. mom and dad i will see new three weeks. i love you. i miss you, go pats, >> jeff: with three weeks now to his secretary inauguration president obama insist he is committed to new gun legislation in the first year of his new term. and he expressed
Dec 2, 2012 6:00pm PST
its disastrous invasion of russia. it sold for $243,000 it was signed nap. the kennedy center honors are being award tonight in washington. cbs late show host david letterman is among tonight's recipients along with robert plant, john paul jones and jimmy page of led zeppelin, actor dustin hoffman, bluesman buddy guy and ballerina nationally mack rova it will be broadcast on december 26th right here on cbs. next up on tonight's "cbs evening news", they were in need following katrina. now they're the ones helping after sandy. >> jeff: a contributioned to superstorm sandy rebuilding effort is coming in the form of cash. as elaine quijano tells us tonight an invaluable contribution 6 time and skills is being made by out of town firefighters eager to repay a debt of gratitude. >> they had never met before. but ken rueter and david nick connected like old friends. >> i'm from new orleans, we hug people. >> a lot of happy memories here. >> oh, absolutely. >> reporter: for 16 years rueter has worked as a dispatcher for new york city's fire department. >> how high did the water come. >> the
Dec 29, 2012 6:30pm EST
in the mideast if peace can't be negotiated. but russia's foreign minister said his government still backs the regime. a russian passenger jet crashed today while landing, it happened at moscow's airport. the plane split off -- slid off the runway, broke apart and caught fire. four crew members were killed. the plane had been flying without passengers. still ahead, a life lesson for one boy is now helping thousands of san diego's homeless. first, she served in iraq, now she's trying to win her battle with depression. and nine weeks after superstorm sandy, people are still suffering. when the cbs evening news continues. >> happy holidays from kabul, afghanistan, i'm p. f. c. jones from charleston, south carolina, happy new year to my family and friend back home, tops my wife and daughter in germany. i miss you, love you and will see you soon.it comes we understand. milies fa, at usaa, we know military life is different. we've been there. that's why every bit of financial advice we offer is geared specifically to current and former military members and their families. [ laughs ] dad!